Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

Read some of our patients’ stories of their experience with our team.

  • Debbie M.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    Fragile. Very fragile. That's the best way to describe Debbie Meschke's medical status when she admitted to Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas. Debbie arrived at Vibra requiring a ventilator to help her breathe. Her survival depended upon being liberated from the vent. Given the state of Debbie's health, this would be a challenging task. The interdisciplinary team developed a careful and personalized plan of care. They got to work, with Debbie's husband, Daniel, by her side the whole ... Fragile. Very fragile. That's the best way to describe Debbie Meschke's medical status when she admitted to Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas. ...
  • Cynthia S.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    Cynthia Sitting Dog arrived at Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas facing a long road to recovery. An infection in her right leg required a fasciotomy to avoid amputation. The procedure left her with wounds that required specialized care. From her first day at Vibra, Cynthia was pleasant and cooperative. Though there were times she was uncomfortable, Cynthia always had a smile on her face. She loved to joke with the staff and appreciated everyone's help. That positive, cheerful attitude ... Cynthia Sitting Dog arrived at Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas facing a long road to recovery. An infection in her right leg required a ...
  • Jonathan

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    William “Jonathan” Phillips arrived at Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas with a poor prognosis. Several gunshot wounds left Jonathan with a partial spinal cord injury, shattered elbow requiring a pin to be surgically placed, along with multiple other injuries. With the injuries Jonathan suffered he still amazed the staff daily with his determination. The road to recovery would be a long one for Jonathan. His injuries, pain, and anxiety caused challenges with his recovery. Jonathan had ... William “Jonathan” Phillips arrived at Vibra Hospital of the Central Dakotas with a poor prognosis. Several gunshot wounds left Jonathan with a ...
  • Gordon F.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    An independent man, Gordon (Gordy) had become used to coming-and-going as he pleased. Gordy worked at a local electrical plant and enjoyed riding his motorcycle around the area. Though Gordy lived alone, he spent much of his time with family members and close friends. It wasn't uncommon to see Gordy helping out his family or friends with different projects. That was, at least, until Gordy suffered a heart attack. The heart attack left Gordy in bad shape. Suffering multi-organ failure, he ... An independent man, Gordon (Gordy) had become used to coming-and-going as he pleased. Gordy worked at a local electrical plant and enjoyed riding his ...
  • Robin C.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    A masonry construction worker by trade, Robin is no stranger to hard work. "My job was my life," Robin said. When he got hurt on the job, his world turned upside-down. "I started drinking more beer and smoked every day. I did not eat much." Robin's health began a downhill slide. As a result of smoking, he developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. After recovering from a punctured lung, he suffered a bad infection in his gallbladder. Further difficulties came from the ... A masonry construction worker by trade, Robin is no stranger to hard work. "My job was my life," Robin said. When he got hurt on the job, his world ...
  • Sylvia M.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    Sylvia arrived at Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas with a complicated medical history -- a history that suggest Sylvia was lucky to even be alive. Sylvia and her husband, Ron, live on a few acres of cropland and raise cattle and ewes. In a couple short months, those animals will be giving birth. But after spending several weeks in a short-term acute care hospital, Sylvia was in no condition to return home. She came to Vibra to regain her physical strength and mobility. While the goal was ... Sylvia arrived at Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas with a complicated medical history -- a history that suggest Sylvia was lucky to even be alive. ...
  • Frank and Raymond

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    "There's no other love like the love for a brother. There's no other love like the love from a brother." -Terri Guillemets After undergoing brain surgery, Frank requested a transfer to Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas. His brother, Raymond, had admitted to Vibra a couple weeks prior. "I chose Vibra because my brother was there, and it was closer to home," noted Frank. Raymond had come to Vibra for wound care, IV antibiotics and therapy after having a toe on his left foot amputated. He ... "There's no other love like the love for a brother. There's no other love like the love from a brother." -Terri Guillemets After undergoing brain ...
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